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STETHS inch closer to Spalding Cup despite rain intervention

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Heavy rain again played spoiler in the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group three-day Spalding Cup match just as hosts St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) were closing in on first-innings honours against Innswood High. Read More

Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet on today
JISCO Alpart Jamaica and the Alpart Essex Valley Sports Council recently launched the 45th staging of the Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet scheduled to be held today at the Alpart Sports Club.... Read More

Champs XLCR to face Lennon in semis of schoolgirl tourney
National representative Davia Richards scored four goals to lead defending champions Excelsior High to a crushing 8-0 win over Greater Portmore in their Group I encounter in the second round of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Locker Room High...... Read More

Skateboarding boss hungry for more after successful staging of 'Shred It'
As the Jamaica Skateboard Federation (JSF) continues to increase its popularity, president Steve Douglas recently hosted the federation's first official skateboard contest — 'Shred It' — which he declares is the first of many to come as his organisation...... Read More

Cricket education partnership scores big

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

A new cricket adventure sponsored by Scotiabank called Chirpy was launched yesterday with the aim of developing students both in the classroom and on the field of play. Read More

Photo: For you, Sir Miller!

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Errol Miller (right), executive chairman, FLOW Foundation, accepts an award from University of Technology ,Jamaica President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, during the 10th annual UTech Classic where he was honoured as patron of the meet, held at the National Stadium last Saturday. Read More

Lewis half-century helps Mumbai

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — West Indies opener Evin Lewis stroked his maiden half-century of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as Mumbai Indians brushed aside Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs here Tuesday to register their first win of the tournament. Read More

Ramdin still eyeing Test recall following T20 retention

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Seasoned wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin says he is still hopeful of making a Test comeback, especially after being retained in the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the Rest of the World XI fixture in London next month. Read More

PHOTO: Cricket lessons

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Minister of Education Senator Ruel Reid demonstrates the art of batting under the watchful eyes of Scotiabank's Public and Corporate Affairs Manager Hope McMillan-Canaan and students during the launch of Chirpy's Academic Cricket Manual at Sabina Park yesterday. (Photo: Joseph wellington) Read More

Wizards spellbound by rampant Raptors, Celtics down Bucks

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points as the Toronto Raptors overwhelmed the Washington Wizards 130-119 to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference NBA play-off series Tuesday. Read More

Gayle's sixth IPL hundred deals Sunrisers first defeat

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MOHALI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle dispelled any lingering notions his powers were on the wane by lashing an imperious hundred, to fire Kings XI Punjab to a 15-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad here Thursday. Read More

Flow Foundation contributes $4.2m to schools attending 2018 Penn Relays

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Flow Foundation is contributing $4.2 million to fund the trip of 30 Jamaican high schools and tertiary institutions that will be attending the upcoming Penn Relays Carnival. Read More

Ultra-rich Diamond Mile set for December 1

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

The region's most lucrative and glamorous horse-racing event, the ultra-rich Diamond Mile, sponsored by the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) in partnership with Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) and its subsidiary Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment... Read More

Rain intervenes as STETHS reach 141-6 against Innswood

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Torrential rainfall ended play abruptly with St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) on 141-6 against Innswood High on yesterday's opening day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup three-day cricket match at STETHS playing... Read More

Lewis looks to add to Team Jamaica's lead in Contender Series

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Team Canada's Waseem El Sinawi believes he has the ammunition of height, reach, jab and overall boxing skills to destroy his Jamaican opponent Ramel Lewis and hand Canada their first win in the third fight of the Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series at the... Read More



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